801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Sociology - Sheffield Hallam University

•Develop techniques for collecting, analysing and interpreting numerical and visual data. •Communicate evidence and arguments to a range audiences using written, oral, online and visual formats. •Work independently and with others, acting on feedback and managing time effectively. The course aims to provide you with the core knowledge and skills found within sociology. You learn to creatively and critically question the contemporary social world, developing arguments to challenge forms of prejudice including an awareness of personal views and ethical issues. Rather than deliver a purely abstract course, the sociology team make use of theoretical contexts to understand real-world issues. The majority of the modules offered are based on the expertise and research interests of staff, who blend their specialist interests with their teaching. You learn through •lectures •seminars •small-group teaching •personal supervision •guest speakers •coursework •reports •reviews •presentations •portfolios •exams •final year dissertation Applied learning Work placements Many students opt to go on an eight-week structured work placement in their second year. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Past students have worked in an area of health, education, justice, human relations or the voluntary sector. Study abroad You can study abroad for one semester in your second year at one of our partner universities. Examples of our current partner institutions include Georgia Southern University in the US, Trent University and Carleton University in Canada, Queensland University of Technology, LaTrobe University and Deakin University in Australia, University of Jyvaskyla in Finland, Tallinn University in Estonia, the University of Warsaw in Poland, and Aahus University in Denmark. Networking opportunities The sociology course provides extensive support to help develop your full potential. All sociology students are allocated an academic adviser who will help you throughout your course and provide a useful link after graduation.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,650